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to ask or ask for as charity

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ask for and get free

obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling

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Here a troupe of actors repetitively and obsessively works through character studies culled from scenarios that range from the broadly physical slapstick entertainment that was part of Irish wakes a few centuries ago to the life of Birdie Jo Hoaks, a twenty-fiv e-year-old woman who passed as a thirteen-year-old orphan boy to cadge welfare benefits in the mid-'90s.
One way these congressional staffers use their power is to cadge free travel from organizations with a keen interest in pending legislation.
Gary Cadge, the church's pastor, said: "In digging around the archives in preparation for the anniversary celebration, we have found that the building has a fascinating history and this project will enable us to make it sustainable for the future.
I may have to cadge a lift but it will be an emotional day.
For the first time ever in the history of the race Lynn took a greater interest than normal in what was happening at the front as she pulled rank to cadge a lift in the lead car.
They cadge every thing from lawnmowers to DVDs from friends and family and then fail to give them back, a survey by the Post Office has revealed, reports the Daily Express.
It's a place where the put-upon nurses roll condoms over the fire sprinklers so they can cadge a crafty fag in the loos and where the temptation to tuck into the untouched birthday cake of the 80-year-old woman who died in the night manages to be resisted all day.
A lot seem to be train spotters - like the old Bishop of Wakefield, Eric Treacey, who was forever trying to cadge lifts in someone else's A4 Pacific.
After all, any old three-piece can cadge enough money to book an hour in a studio, roll off a cassette or two (we are talking about the mid-90s here), and bung them in the post to every radio station, music mag and record company they could think of.
WHAT are the chances that the Blairs, before leaving No 10, will cadge the last of the summer freebies?
When not trying to cadge more dialogue or shoes that make him look taller, Coogan is fending off tabloid reporters and trying to remain faithful to the sweet mother of his baby, Jenny (Kelly Macdonald), while wrestling with his attraction to a differently spelled Jennie (Naomie Harris), a production assistant who seems to be the only person on the entire set who knows anything about the art of cinema - or, indeed, who may have actually read Sterne's book.
The on/off boyfriend of model Kate Moss emerged from Telford police station in good spirits, pausing to cadge a cigarette from a reporter and proceeding to nurse a pint of Guinness at a nearby pub.
I reckon so many smoke because it's easier to cadge a fag from spectators while you skiving by the touchline.
The arrangements are straight out of Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart, and Burt Bacharach--they even cadge from The Prefab Four's theme song
It meant a lot to me to be at the births of all my children - although, with my youngest son, Jamie, I had to cadge a lift on a plane out of Sarajevo and make a mad dash to Scotland to be there on time.